TNA MCAs vow to support Mary Wambui
24 February 2014, 12:44
Nyeri - Over 20 Nyeri MCAs allied to TNA party have vowed to support immediate Othaya MP Mary Wambui in order to recapture her parliamentary seat.
The county reps vow to conduct house-to-house campaigns to ensure that Wambui recaptures the seat.
Speaking at a press conference at Unity Hotel in Nyeri town Saturday, the MCAs led by majority leader Mwangi Kibuu noted that Wambui had initiated many projects in Othaya and had also helped many people from the area and so she deserves the seat.
“We shall not allow Jubilee to lose the seat and so we shall ensure that she regains it. We have a lot of confidence in her and we are just waiting for the date of elections to be announced. We hope Othaya people will re-elect her,” said Kibuu.
Wamagana county rep, Jesee Mwangi urged the TNA party headquarters to give Wambui a direct party ticket and avoid party nominations in the area.
“We shall pitch tent in Othaya to ensure that Wambui is back in parliament. We shall support her in whichever way possible. I want to assure the party headquarters that we shall get back Wambui's seat,” said Mwangi.
Meanwhile, the MCAs also threw their weight behind TNA party national chairman, Johnson Sakaja and Secretary General, Onyango Oloo.
They said they have a lot of trust in the officials since they conducted the party primaries well adding that TNA is a party of many generations to come.
“We are in total support of the national leadership since they have been running the party well. They have made the party the most popular in the country. We want everybody to rally behind TNA,” said Kibuu.
Wamagana county rep added that the MCAs are not ready to see the party collapse like other parties.
Similar sentiments have been exuded by TNA Nyeri county branch officials led by Chairman Peter Mahinda who maintained that he has confidence in the leadership of Sakaja and Oloo.
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